Key Program - Mechanical

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3157.1

Related Courses

6033.1 Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering Studies
6046.1 Diploma in Aerotropolis Industry 4.0 (Mechatronics Skills)/Bachelor of Engineering Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

In addition to providing training in conventional mechanical engineering subjects, the course structure introduces students to units of study that address sustainability including sustainable design and sustainable energy engineering. Graduates will be well equipped with broad-based skills that meet the demand of Australian industries and are conscious of the need to promote sustainable design and practices. Examples include mechanical and machinery design; manufacturing; energy production; and marketing and management activities. Skills gained are required in industries such as manufacturing, materials handling, automobile, aerospace, mining, building services and infrastructure development.

Key Program Structure

Year 2

Autumn session

300035 Kinematics and Kinetics of Machines
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300762 Fluid Mechanics
200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2

Spring session

300480 Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
300735 Automated Manufacturing
300760 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
300761 Advanced Mechanics of Materials

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 3

Autumn session

300764 Mechanical Design
300763 Advanced Dynamics
300967 Engineering Science Project 1

And one elective unit

*Elective units must be level 2 or higher

Spring session

300759 Thermal and Fluid Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering
300968 Engineering Science Project 2
301290 Design Graphics: Communication for Manufacture

Replaced Units

The units listed below count towards completion of this specialisation for students who passed these units in 2019 or earlier.

301079 - Graphics 3: 3D Engineering Specifications and Visualisation

Optional Elective

The following unit is an optional elective unit offered to students who are engaged in a School approved project. This unit can be taken during the third year of this course, however, permission is required to enrol in the unit.

301089 Special Technical Project

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